Propel@YH has been launched by Yorkshire & Humber AHSN (Academic Health Science Network) to provide innovative organisations developing digital health solutions with access to a structured course of support and advice aimed at enabling accelerated company growth and increased market presence.
This will include:
- Masterclasses covering human-centred design, clinical safety by design, understanding procurement in the NHS and other key topics.
- Digital innovator surgeries, a rolling programme to include pitch development with input from industry experts.
- Access to expert partner organisations including NHS providers and commissioners, primary and secondary care organisations, academic institutions and industry representatives.
- Developing a patient-centred, co-designed approach to your digital solution with input from patient representatives.
- Signposting and introductions to organisations who may be able to provide financial support.
- Other business essentials, such as expert mentoring and dedicated one-to-one support, covering topics such as marketing, legal, finance and more.
These are some of the events the 2019 cohort will get involved with:
- How the NHS works – an introduction to the health system in England
- Clinical safety by design – how to design in clinical safety throughout the digital development process
- Making the grade – how to develop your digital product to meet the requirements of the NHS Digital Tools library
- Digital by design – how to implement a human-centred design approach to developing digital products and services
- NASSS Framework assessment clinic
- Building the evidence base – how to develop a benefits realisation case and generate evidence that really counts
- Understanding procurement in the NHS – find out from the experts about how procurement works in the NHS
- Cohort-defined learning clinics
14 January 2019
28 February 2019
Early March 2019
Applications review and shortlisting
17 April 2019
Interviews and pitch events for shortlisted organisations
9 May 2019
Cohort places announced at the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network Annual Conference
10 May 2019